A Handbook of Industrial Ecology

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Robert U. Ayres, Leslie Ayres
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2002 - Nature - 680 pages
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Industrial ecology is coming of age and this book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overview of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements o
 

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Contents

goals and definitions
3
2 Exploring the history of industrial metabolism
16
3 The recent history of industrial ecology
27
4 Industrial ecology and cleaner production
36
5 On industrial ecosystems
44
governance laws and regulations
60
use and misuse of metaphors
70
8 Material flow analysis
79
the UK
323
the legacy of Kalundborg
334
28 Material flows due to mining and urbanization
351
application of industrial ecology in a system dynamics model
365
30 Risks of metal flows and accumulation
382
the case of scarce metals and emerging energy technologies
391
32 Wastes as raw materials
405
33 Heavy metals in agrosystems
421

9 Substance flow analysis methodology
91
10 Physical inputoutput accounting
102
11 Process analysis approach to industrial ecology
114
12 Industrial ecology and life cycle assessment
138
13 Impact evaluation in industrial ecology
149
14 Environmental accounting and material flow analysis
165
15 Materials flow analysis and economic modeling
177
efficiency and dematerialization
185
17 Transmaterialization
202
18 Dematerialization and rematerialization as two recurring phenomena of industrial ecology
209
19 Optimal resource extraction
223
20 Industrial ecology and technology policy
232
21 Global biogeochemical cycles
249
the USA and the world
260
analyses for sustainable resource and materials management in Germany and Europe
288
24 Material flow analysis and industrial ecology studies in Japan
301
an Australian case study
311
34 Industrial ecology and automotive systems
432
35 The information industry
445
36 Industrial ecology and green design
457
37 Industrial ecology and risk analysis
467
38 Industrial ecology and spatial planning
476
39 Industrial estates as model ecosystems
488
40 Closedloop supply chains
497
41 Remanufacturing cases and state of the art
510
42 Industrial ecology and extended producer responsibility
521
43 Life cycle assessment as a management tool
530
44 Municipal solid waste management
542
an integrated modeling approach for climate change
554
46 Earth systems engineering and management
566
References
572
Index
645
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